What is the real purpose of prayer?

 

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Praise the Lord. Moses here from Christian Motivation, I do hope and believe that you are doing fine.

This is the second video that I’m sharing about prayer. In the first video we talked about what prayer is and we said that prayer is all about asking and communicating to God. We say that prayer is asking, believing, and receiving. And I also said in that video that even though you may have heard that there are three answers to prayer, either a “yes”, a “no” or a “wait”, that is not true because we do not see it in the word of God. We see that in the word of God it is written that the promises of God are “yes” and “amen” through the Lord Jesus Christ.

In other words we see that if you see in the word of God that God has already promised you something, you come to Him with confidence believing that he will do what he has promised to do. So prayer is about asking, it’s about believing, and it’s about receiving.

Today I just want to go a little deeper and say that prayer is not just about asking. You see, when we think about prayer sometimes all we think about is for us to just go and tell God what we want. So we almost make him like a casino machine where every time we’re in need of something we just go and ask him for something, we are always in that mode of asking, asking, asking.

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